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At Current, working with GenZ means we have the inside scoop on what they want for the holidays. In a recent Instagram Challenge, we surveyed over 1,000 teens and heard directly from them what they're saving for.

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As the first digitally native generation, it's not surprising to see that the majority (31.5%) of teens surveyed are saving for electronics.

We dug a bit deeper to understand specifically which electronic devices they have their eyes on: AirPods took the #1 spot, accounting for over 40% of teens' electronic wishlist, followed by iPhones (35%) and Computers (25%).

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With electronics, teens tend to ask for expensive items, and parents can’t always buy everything they ask for at once. Sometimes a cheaper alternative is just as good.

If AirPods, or wireless earphones, sound like something your teen would like, here's a suggestion for a cheaper alternative that works well for both iPhone and Android users:

TaoTronics wireless earphones offer excellent sound quality and have a simple yet sleek design that teens will love. The best part? They’re one-sixth the price of those AirPods at $25.99

But if you're teen still wants the real deal, maybe you can meet somewhere in the middle. If your teen really wants the $130 AirPods, but you think $30 is all they need to spend for headphones, give them Current and put $30 in their savings wallet to start.

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Current is a debit card and app for teens with tools to help teach financial responsibility. With Current, teens can save up for the things they really want.